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Informatics Minor

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Bridge the future via computational and statistical thinking.

This minor provides students with a strong background in general informatics combined with advanced application in their specific major via coursework. Graduates will be prepared for 21st century technical skills including data warehousing, interpreting quantitative data and modeling mathematical and statistical tools and algorithms for the business, non-profit and government sectors.

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.